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2017 National League play-off Final

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The 2017 National League play-off Final was held on 14 May 2017 at Wembley Stadium and contested between Forest Green Rovers and Tranmere Rovers at the end of the 2016–17 National League season. It was the 15th National League play-off Final, the second under the name National League and the tenth to be played at Wembley. Forest Green Rovers won the match 3–1 to earn promotion to the English Football League for the first time in their history.[1][2]

2017 National League play-off Final
Event2016–17 National League
Date14 May 2017 (2017-05-14)
VenueWembley Stadium, London
RefereeAnthony Backhouse
Attendance18,801
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MatchEdit

DetailsEdit

Forest Green Rovers3–1Tranmere Rovers
Woolery   12'44'
Doidge   41'
Report Jennings   22'
Attendance: 18,801
Referee: Anthony Backhouse
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Forest Green Rovers
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tranmere Rovers
GK 23 Sam Russell
RB 6 Dale Bennett   74'
CB 5 Mark Ellis
CB 16 Ethan Pinnock
LB 3 Manny Monthe
RM 7 Keanu Marsh-Brown   61'
CM 4 Drissa Traoré   81'
CM 20 Charlie Cooper   67'
CM 15 Liam Noble   90+1'
LM 14 Kaiyne Woolery
FW 9 Christian Doidge   76'
Substitutes:
DF 2 Curtis Tilt
MF 8 Sam Wedgbury   81'
MF 11 Omar Bugiel
MF 17 Daniel Wishart   61'
FW 18 Shamir Mullings   76'
Manager:
Mark Cooper
GK 1 Scott Davies
RB 22 Adam Buxton   63'
CB 5 Steve McNulty
CB 6 Michael Ihiekwe
LB 3 Liam Ridehalgh
RM 10 James Norwood
CM 20 Lois Maynard
CM 24 Jeff Hughes
LM 19 Andrew Mangan   53'
CF 11 Connor Jennings   61'
CF 23 Cole Stockton
Substitutes:
GK 13 Iain Turner
DF 28 Evan Gumbs
FW 9 Andy Cook   61'
FW 16 Jack Dunn   53'
FW 39 Aaron Collins
Manager:
Micky Mellon

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Forest Green Rovers 3–1 Tranmere Rovers: Kaiyne Woolery double fires Mark Cooper's men into the Football League with Wembley victory". Daily Mail. London. 14 May 2017. Retrieved 25 May 2017.[unreliable source?]
  2. ^ "Forest Green stun Tranmere to claim league place for first time". The Guardian. London. 14 May 2017. Retrieved 25 May 2017.